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Title

Transforming the developmental welfare state in East Asia

Author

Kwon, Huck-ju

Description

This paper seeks to explain changes and continuity in the developmental welfare states in the Republic of Korea and Taiwan Province of China within the East Asian context. The paper discusses welfare developmentalism and argues that policy reform toward an inclusive welfare state in Korea and Taiwan was triggered by the need for structural reform in the economy.

File No

UNRISD-SP22

Agency

UNRISD

Date

September, 2005

Subject(s)

East Asia, Welfare, Development

Pages

18